Man charged after punching girlfriend in face, telling 911 her call was a ‘butt dial’ then fleeing scene

A California woman says she was visiting her 39-year-old boyfriend Rickey Bates at his SkyHouse Nashville residence on Saturday when he punched her in the face, causing her to quickly become covered in blood. She called 911 and a call taker heard her pleading for help, but the call suddenly disconnected. When dispatch called back, he told them it was ‘just a butt dial’. When officers arrived, they found her face and hands still covered in blood from the assault.

Domestic assault: woman charged at Kid Rock’s Honky Tonk after bruising companion

27-year-old Courtney Marlatt was charged with domestic assault after grappling onto a companion’s arms following their departure from Kid Rock’s Bar. Law enforcement noted sustained injuries to the man’s arms from Marlatt’s grasp.